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    Regulator on New Grill

    I was gifted a Char-Broil 3 Burner Gas Grill for Father's Day to start my journey in the world of barbecue!

    Unfortunately when I hooked up the regulator to the propane tank, it was leaking not at the connection I screwed in, but in the part that goes into the regulator (brass, see the picture).

    Do you think I should take the whole thing back to Menards? Or get a replacement part through Char-Broil? I'm mostly concerned that the replacement part would be harder to install since it came preinstalled to the bottom part of the grill. https://www.charbroil.com/valve-hose...tor-g3202200w1

    Thanks!
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    Was it a preassembled grill? Will Menards swap it out or replace it for you if you are not comfortable doing that? Hope it works out, Have aGreat Day.

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      #3
      No, I assembled it myself.

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        #4
        you should be able to unscrew the brass fitting and put some pipe dope on it and assemble with no leaks

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          #5
          Call Menard's first. Perhaps they will have a quick solution for you. If not, call Char-Broil. They will likely send you a replacement part.

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            #6
            I figured it out! It was NOT my grill, but the propane tank that was having issues. I found this video and it showed the same problem.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNio9YI9pH8&app=desktop


            The comments mentioned the O-ring in the propane tank hookup...and mine was not intact. Swapped out the tank at Menards and the grill now works!

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              Glad it was the easy fix!

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